/// You Don’t Need Facebook Home to Get Your Chat Heads On

April 12, 2013  |  All Things Digital


The new Facebook Home software is available in the Google Play store , at least for those in the U.S. and with certain supported Android phones. But even those who don’t get Facebook Home can use one of its key features — Chat Heads. Facebook is making Chat Heads available as part of an update to its Messenger app for Android — something it hadn’t touted when it announced Home last week . The Chat Heads feature creates a persistent messaging experience that allows chatting with friends from within any other application. It is one of the main features of Facebook Home, which also offers a “Cover Feed” that replaces the home screen and lock screen of an Android phone with a scrolling array of pictures and status updates. Facebook Home can be downloaded for a handful of phones including the Galaxy S III, HTC One, HTC One X and HTC One X+ and is available on a new mid-range phone from AT&T — the HTC First

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You Don’t Need Facebook Home to Get Your Chat Heads On


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